We are all born into certain assumptions. We are born with the parts of a boy or a girl, the skin of our parents’ race. We are designed to meet certain societal expectations. The spectrums we are measured on are made simple. Everything seems white or black in this simple world.
But alas, the world is not simple. You can’t paint a little girl’s room pink and automatically expect her to connect with her femininity. It is true that most people will connect with the gender they are born into, but life is not black and white. There are many colors on the spectrums we are measured on. But we are taught that it is this biology that assigns your gender. So many may never even find the language to explain why they don’t feel right in their own skin.
So when my husband began talking about the transition of…
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